Hearing Aid Articles
Presbycusis (age-related hearing loss) and noise-induced hearing loss are conditions that cannot be reversed. However, there are many ways to accelerate and worsen the onset of these conditions - especially with noise-induced hearing loss, which is an entirely preventable type of hearing loss. Just as it is important to protect your eyes and eyesight - it is important to protect your ears and hearing. While it is generally understood that looking into bright lights or the sun and not wearing sunglasses will worsen your vision, it may be less obvious as to which habits have the potential to damage your hearing. Here is a list of 5 habits that can be unhealthy for your hearing:Leer más
For the most part, hearing aids don't require too much effort to maintain, but it is extremely important that hearing aid wearers remember to regularly clean their devices to keep them in good shape. Practicing good hearing aid care will add years to the life of your hearing aids and ensure that they remain effective in helping your hearing.Leer más
You might be surprised to learn that there are different types of hearing loss, and that hearing loss can have many different causes as well. Hearing loss generally falls under two types: Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SNHL) - this type of hearing loss is nerve-related...Leer más
How loud is too loud? Sound can cause hearing loss at a level of 85 or more dBA (A-weighted decibels). The louder a sound is, the faster it can damage your hearing. According to the CDC, 5 in 10 young people listen to their music or other audio too loudly and more than 1 in 2 adults in the US have noise-induced hearing loss but do not have noisy jobs. The problem with loud noises is that they can permanently damage your hearing from repeated or extended exposure - but if the sound is loud enough, even 2 minutes of exposure can cause damage to your hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is entirely preventable, but once NIHL occurs, it is permanent and cannot be undone.
The QUADRA M1X Bluetooth hearing aid is Ceretone’s smartest device yet - it comes with an accompanying smartphone app that lets you control and customize the sound settings for your hearing aids. The CeretoneIQ app is available to download in the App Store and Google Play Store, so you can use it on your iPhone or Android. Adjust noise reduction, equalize the sound quality, switch sound profiles, and monitor the battery percentage of your hearing aids with just a tap on your phone. You can adjust sound quality based on each ear's specific needs by making independent adjustments for your left and right ears.Leer más